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Surgery Pre-op Class-Medical
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    Miralax

    Managing Constipation After Surgery

      • No BM for up to 5 days is common.
      • You can start MiraLAX powder the day after surgery if you are prone to constipation.
      • If no results within 5 days, add Milk of Magnesia.
        • 2 Tablespoons twice a day (Continue MiraLAX)
        • If still no results within 48 hours, try 2 Dulcolax suppositories.